Scapa opens new medical device manufacturing hub

June 12, 2019 - United States Of America

Scapa Healthcare, a partner to companies in advanced wound care, medical device and consumer wellness markets, has inaugurated its new medical device manufacturing facility in Knox County, US. The 152,000-square-foot facility doubles Scapa's Knoxville hub into a single site of operations allowing for greater operational efficiency through proximity and scale. 
The new facility has already created employment opportunities in the Knox County region and is anticipated to add 100 new jobs in the region over the next five years, said Scapa in a press release.
The new facility was strategically designed for efficient workflow and materials movement across the cleanroom, printing, packaging and warehouse departments. The layout creates ample development space to accommodate increasing demand for medical device manufacturing.
"The new manufacturing facility is our turn-key center of excellence for North America. We have heavily invested in new capabilities to continue providing customers with innovative solutions," said Joe Doherty, president, Scapa Healthcare. "We are committed to the Knox County community as we look forward to strengthening our partnerships with global customers." (PC)